February 09, 2010 08:51 ET

Media Alert: InXpo to Demonstrate Hybrid Offering at Virtual Edge

InXpoLive@VirtualEdge Hybrid Event to Showcase Innovative Features That Enhance Customer Experience and Interaction Across Virtual and Physical Events

CHICAGO, IL and SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwire - February 9, 2010) -

WHAT: InXpoLive@VirtualEdge is a hybrid event that will incorporate session content and video footage live from the Virtual Edge conference venue, peer-to-peer networking opportunities, and information on virtual events and virtual business environments.

WHEN: February 22-23, 2010 from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm PST

WHERE: Register to attend this free virtual event: Receive Twitter updates about InXpoLive@VirtualEdge by following @InXpoLive.

WHY: InXpoLive@VirtualEdge will provide corporations, associations and publishers the opportunity to experience a hybrid event and learn how to combine the face-to-face networking benefits of a physical event with the broader audience reach and extended content life that a virtual event can offer -- together creating cost-effective lead generation, learning and new revenue opportunities.

WHO: InXpoLive@VirtualEdge will feature presentations from InXpo, the leading provider of virtual events and virtual business environments, including:

  • Rich Hawkinson, EVP and Co-Founder, InXpo: The New Virtual Experience Preview, February 22, 2010, 12:00 - 1:15 pm
  • Dennis Shiao, Director of Product Marketing: "Prevent Virtual Event Nightmares: How Producers Prepare Speakers, Exhibitors and Attendees," February 23, 2010, 8:00 - 8:45 am
  • Malcolm Lotzof, CEO and Co-Founder, InXpo: Keynote Panel: The State (and Future) of Virtual Events, February 23, 2010, 10:45 - 11:45 am
  • InXpo & George P. Johnson: Lunch Keynote - Survey Presentation, February 23, 1010, 12:00 - 1:00 pm
  • InXpo Virtual Event Platform Demo, February 23, 2010, 3:15 - 3:30 pm

In addition to InXpo, InXpo partners and customers will also be presenting:

  • Lynn Randall, Maritz Travel: "What's Virtual Got to Do with It - Applying Virtual Solutions to Help Solve a Business Objective," February 22, 2010, 8:00-8:45 am
  • Alex Sapiz, GPJ; Michael Vargo, Disney; Mark Prine, USMotivation: "Fast-Track Your Skills to Capture Virtual Event Meeting Opportunities," February 22, 2010: 8:50 - 9:35 am
  • Kathy Sulgit, Cisco; Mike Vargo, Disney: "Keynote: Secrets of Virtual Event & Meeting Success Revealed!," 11:15 - 12 pm
  • Staci Clark, Cisco: "Apps, Analytics & Widgets for Event Marketing," 2:05 - 2:50 pm
  • Angie Smith, Cisco; Kenny Lauer, George P. Johnson: "Secrets Revealed from Cisco System's Virtual Global Sales Meeting - GSX," 4:15 - 5:00 pm
  • Michael Kushner, Director of Streaming Media, Nielsen: "Virtual Event Launch Plan -- a 45-Minute Boot Camp," 4:15 - 5:00 pm
  • Kelly Graham, Cisco: "SPECIAL WORKSHOP: How to Strategize, Plan, and Execute a Virtual Event," 8:00 - 9:45 am
  • Michael Westcott, Red7Media, "It Takes More Than a Spreadsheet to Measure Virtual Meeting Effectiveness & ROI," 9:00 - 9:45 am
  • Dannette Veale, Cisco, "Cheap Seats? - The Economics of Immersive Virtual Events," 1:15 - 2:00 pm
  • Dannette Veale, Cisco; Kathy Doyle, Cisco, "Case Study: The Global Hybrid Event Experience," 2:05 - 2:50 pm
  • Neal Thompson, Maritz, "Ensure Your Virtual Event Delivers--Start with Outcomes, Then Choose Technology, Services," 2:05 - 2:50 pm

About InXpo, Inc.

InXpo is the leading provider of privately-branded virtual events and virtual business environments that connect, educate and engage audiences. InXpo's full suite of solutions includes Virtual Trade Shows, Virtual Career Fairs, and Virtual Corporate Events, as well as Audio, Video and Interactive Webcasts. These virtual solutions dramatically reduce travel time and related costs, in addition to making the world a greener place to live. By using our privately-branded virtual events, InXpo enables organizations to cost-effectively communicate with their worldwide communities for lead generation, peer-to-peer networking, training, internal and external communications, as well as generate new online revenue opportunities. InXpo has delivered more than 1,000 successful virtual events and experiences for global corporations, associations and publishers including; AAA, Cisco, Forbes Media, HIMSS, GE Healthcare, PennWell, SAP, TechTarget and Ziff Davis Enterprises. The company is headquartered in Chicago. For more information, visit

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